...despite its age, this dusty old relic lives on every shooter that’s come and gone since. Every single First Person Shooter that’s taken over the world – or failed miserably – can doff its cap to Id Software’s seminal piece of software.
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Technocracy: Robert Mueller, Technocrat Operative?
- - -I don’t think I witnessed anything more anti-democratic, anti-freedom, and anti-everything I always thought America stood for than the actions of the MuelIer Special Counsel. I always thought entrapment was a crime.
PC Mag: Google+ shutting down earlier than planned.
On Monday, the Web giant revealed it recently discovered a new bug, which may have exposed the personal information of 52.5 million Google+ users.- - -
In addition, "apps with access to a user's Google+ profile data also had access to the profile data that had been shared with the consenting user by another Google+ user but that was not shared publicly," wrote G Suite VP of Product Management David Thacker.
C|Net - Europe has tech companies under a microscope:
Whenever a Silicon Valley company makes a move, the EU is watching over its shoulder to make sure it's abiding by local laws, providing the best possible experience for European citizens and taking full responsibility for its mistakes.- - -
IT ProPortal - UK NHS will stop using "absurd" fax machines:
The NHS has been ordered to get rid of its fax devices, and advised that they be replaced by email.
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Tech Xplore - Detecting unreliable Facebook pages:
- - -Detecting and identifying unreliable pages is of key importance, as it might help to warn users and reduce malicious activity on the platform.
ArsTechnia - Win Installer Build upgrades Notepad:
Notepad is also going to support a convention that's literally decades old: when the currently loaded file has been modified, an asterisk will be shown in the title bar.- - -
Wish I would've thought of this: TechEBlog - Column-climbers:
This shoe attachment basically turns a steel column into a ladder, or in other words, it securely grips the flanges of the column, thanks to its high strength 514 steel construction. They’re so strong, that they can hold up to 700 pounds per foot.
The name Uniblue ring a bell?, if not, how about RegistryBooster? BetaNews:
Users started to realize that they were being warned that their system always had errors.Uniblue is closing for good. Good.
An individual cottoned on to the fact that this was bogus software as a brand new out-of-the-box PC would be deemed to have "errors that need fixing" even after the first boot. Indeed, someone proved you could install a fresh copy of Windows, with no third-party software, install RegistryBooster and it would still claim your system had errors.
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Typo fixed 12/12/2018